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Ms. H from Livonia MI is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Hands-on Sensory Items in the Classroom

Help me give my students the ability to engage hands on experiences in various areas of the classroom by using tangles/fidgets, flexible seating, weighted toys, and more!

  • $331 goal

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My Students

From building tracks out of blocks in the block area, cooking up some delicious soup in the kitchen, and making new friends outside, to trying new things, this is just a glimpse into a day of a preschooler.

My classroom is part of a state funded program and made up of children with parents who struggle to afford the rich preschool environment that all children deserve.

Most students do not have access to learning materials to them outside of environment that they deserve.

“Our task is to help children communicate with the world using all their potential, strengths and languages, and to overcome any obstacle presented by our culture” - Loris Malaguzzi

My Project

As a second year teacher, I'm still finding materials that are needed in my classroom to help my children have the best school experience. With tangles, weighted toys, flexible seating, and other fidgets, this will help improve not only their fine-motor skills, but help with emotional needs as well.

By providing various hands-on materials, which includes sensory items, it will help foster a learning environment that supports every child classroom now and those to come.

With these items it will help with self regulation and help those students who might need a sensory break as these items will be available to everyone in the classroom.

Ms. H
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Manimo(r) Weighted Lizard Plush - 4 1/2 pounds • Kaplan Early Learning Company $45.86 1 $45.86
Manimo(r) Weighted Dolphin - 2 pounds • Kaplan Early Learning Company $41.36 1 $41.36
TickiT Sensory Ooze Tube Set - Set of 3 • Amazon Business $37.31 1 $37.31
Gymnic Disc 'o' Sit Jr. Air Cushion - Red • Kaplan Early Learning Company $34.16 1 $34.16
Tangle Therapy • Kaplan Early Learning Company $11.66 2 $23.32
Loopeez Fidgets (Set of 6) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $21.56 1 $21.56
Textured Tangle (Each) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $17.96 1 $17.96
3Pcs Rainbow Fidget Ball Intelligence Magic Rainbow Ball Pop 3D Puzzle Speed Cube Ball Stress Reliever Fidget Cube Toys Football Style Brain Teasers Color-Matching Sensory Play Ball for Adult Kids • Amazon Business $13.99 1 $13.99
Pack of (3) Water Wheel calming liquid drop timer oil droplets sensory visually stimulating bubble motion autism adhd fidget timer toy • Amazon Business $11.81 1 $11.81

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